Black History Month

Black History Month

The theme for Black History Month 2022 is February and Forever: Celebrating Black History today and every day.

We invite you to participate in Black History Month activities and events here at your local library, join a Beanstack reading challenge, and to learn more about Black history with our staff curated book lists to honour the legacy of Black Canadians and their communities.

If you have any feedback about the activities, displays, and events offered by the Pickering Public Library during Black History Month, please click here, opens a new window to complete a short survey and be entered into a draw to win a gift card from a local Black-owned business.

Read, learn and complete activities honouring Black History Month. Participants may enter a draw for prizes. Click below for more details!

Black History Month Beanstack Challenges

Black History Reads

Black History Reads

The Pickering Public Library Anti-Black Racism Working Group (ABRWG) is a community based group, focusing on Library services with a lens of anti-Black racism. The ABRWG reviews community feedback and identified priorities, and collaborates with Library staff to create and implement action plans for improvements and enhancements. Recommendations and action plans will focus on identified systemic discrimination impacting the Library experience for community members who self-identify as Black.

Learn more now at https://pickeringlibrary.ca/abrwg/

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